Oct
19

Weekend work impacting service on 17 lines

By · Published in 2012

Now this is what I’d call a full weekend’s worth of service changes…


From 12:01 a.m. to 8 a.m., Saturday, October 20, uptown 1 and 2 trains skip 79th Street and 86th Street due to demolition of compressor plant at 91 st Street.


From 6 a.m. to midnight, Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, there is no 3 train service in Brooklyn due to switch renewal north of New Lots Avenue. 3 service operates between 148th Street and Chambers Street and via the 1 between Chambers Street and South Ferry.

  • Customers may take 2 trains between Chambers Street and Franklin Avenue.
  • Free shuttle buses operate in two segments between Franklin Avenue and News Lots Avenue:
    1. Local between Franklin Avenue and Sutter Avenue
    2. Nonstop between Franklin Avenue and Sutter Avenue, and local between Sutter Avenue and New Lots Avenue.
  • Transfer between trains and free shuttle buses at Franklin Avenue.

Reminder: From 12:01 a.m. to 6 a.m., the 3 operates between 148th Street and Times Square-42nd Street only.


From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, October 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 22, there is no 4 train service between Franklin Avenue and New Lots Avenue due to switch renewal north of New Lots Avenue. 4 service operates between Woodlawn and Franklin Avenue, and via the 2 between Franklin Avenue and Flatbush Avenue.

  • Free shuttle buses operate in two segments between Franklin Avenue and News Lots Avenue:
    1. Local between Franklin Avenue and Sutter Avenue
    2. Nonstop between Franklin Avenue and Sutter Avenue, and local between Sutter Avenue and New Lots Avenue.
  • Transfer between trains and free shuttle buses at Franklin Avenue.


From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, there is no 5 train service between East 180th Street and Bowling Green due to track panel installation south of Prospect Avenue and at East 180 th Street. Customers should take the 2 and/or 4 service. 5 trains run between Dyre Avenue and East 180 th Street all weekend.

  • Transfer between 5 and 2 trains at East 180th Street
  • Transfer between 2 and 4 trains at 149th Street-Grand Concourse


From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, October 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 22, uptown 6 trains run express from 3rd Avenue-138th Street to Parkchester due to ADA work at Hunts Point Avenue.


From 11:45 p.m. Friday, October 19 to 5 a.m., Monday, October 22, there are no 7 trains between Times Square-42nd Street and Queensboro Plaza due to work on Flushing CBTC signal system. E, N, Q, S and free shuttle buses provide alternate service.

  • Use E, N, or Q trains between Manhattan and Queens.
  • Free shuttle buses run between Vernon Blvd-Jackson Avenue and Queensboro Plaza.
  • In Manhattan, 42nd Street S shuttle operates overnight.


From 11:30 p.m. Friday, October 19 to 4:45 a.m. Monday, October 22, there are no A trains to Howard Beach-JFK Airport and the Rockaways due to roadbed work between Howard Beach and Rockaway Blvd; rebuilding existing piers and bearings, replacement of drain pipes and structure painting at South Channel Bridge. Shuttle trains and free shuttle buses provide alternate service.

  • Rockaway Park Shuttle trains operate between Far Rockaway and Rockaway Park.

Free Shuttle buses operate in three segments:

  1. Between Rockaway Blvd and Far Rockaway, non-stop
  2. Between Rockaway Blvd and Rockaway Park, making a stop at Broad Channel
  3. Between Rockaway Blvd and Howard Beach-JFK Airport, stopping at Aqueduct Racetrack and Aqueduct-North Conduit Avenue.


From 11 p.m. Friday, October 19 to 5 a.m. Saturday, October 20 and from 11 p.m. Saturday, October 20 to 5 a.m. Sunday, October 21 and from 11 p.m. Sunday, October 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 22, Manhattan-bound A trains skip Rockaway Avenue and Ralph Avenue due to platform (ADA area) rehabilitation at Utica Avenue.


From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, uptown C trains run express from Canal Street to 145th Street due to track maintenance north of 47th St-50th St on the D Line.


From 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, uptown C trains skip Rockaway Avenue and Ralph Avenue due to platform (ADA area) rehabilitation at Utica Avenue.


From 11:45 p.m. Friday, October 19 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 22, uptown D trains are rerouted via the C from West 4th Street to 145th Street due to track maintenance north of 47th St-50th St.


From 10 p.m. Friday, October 19 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 22, Coney Island-bound D trains skip 182nd-183rd Sts due to ADA work at the Kingsbridge Road station.


From 11:30 p.m. Friday, October 19 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 22, Coney Island-bound F trains are rerouted via the M after 36th Street in Queens to 47th -50th Sts in Manhattan due to Second Avenue Subway project and track maintenance north of Roosevelt Island.


From 4 a.m. Saturday, October 20 to 10 p.m. Sunday, October 21, Manhattan-bound J trains run express from Broadway Junction to Marcy Avenue due to track panel work between Chauncey Street and Myrtle Avenue.


From 12:01 a.m. Saturday, October 20 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 22, M service is suspended due to station renewal at Fresh Pond Road, Forest, Seneca, Knickerbocker and Central Avenues. Free shuttle buses operate between Metropolitan Avenue and Myrtle Avenue, making all station stops.


From 12:01 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. Saturday, October 20 and Sunday October 21 and from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m., Monday. October 22, Coney Island-bound N trains are rerouted via the Manhattan Bridge from Canal Street to DeKalb Avenue due to track tie replacement south of Whitehall Street. There are no Coney Island-bound N trains at City Hall, Cortlandt Street, Rector Street, Whitehall Street, Court Street and Jay Street-MetroTech. Customers should use the 4 at nearby stations.


From 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, October 20 and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, October 21, Q service is extended to Ditmars Blvd. to supplement service between Manhattan and Queens due to the 7 Line suspension.


From 11:15 p.m. Friday, October 19 to 5 a.m. Monday, October 22, Coney Island-bound Q trains run express from Prospect Park to Sheepshead Bay due to track panel work south of Kings Highway.


From 6:30 a.m. to midnight, Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, Brooklyn-bound R trains are rerouted via the Manhattan Bridge from Canal Street to DeKalb Avenue due to tie replacement work at Court Street. There are no Brooklyn-bound R trains at City Hall, Cortlandt Street, Rector Street, Whitehall Street, Court Street and Jay Street-MetroTech. Customers should use the 4 at nearby stations.


From 11:30 p.m., Friday, October 19 to 4:45 a.m., Monday, October 22, Rockaway Park Shuttle trains operate between Far Rockaway and Rockaway Park due to roadbed work between Howard Beach and Rockaway Blvd; rebuilding existing piers and bearings, replacement of drain pipes and structure painting at South Channel Bridge.

  • No Rockaway Park Shuttle trains to/from Broad Channel
  • Customers should use free shuttle buses (See A entry)


Categories : Service Advisories

4 Responses to “Weekend work impacting service on 17 lines”

  1. TERRANOVA47 says:

    The Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant should be renamed after the Governor or present mayor.

  2. Anon says:

    surprised virtually no one picked up on Lhota’s bicycle comments.
    IS Sadi-Kahn pulling the strings —err changing the gears?

  3. TheRealNWT says:

    A renovation of a Grand Concourse station? What are the odds of that?- besides restoring the original tiles on Fourth Avenue.

  4. Someone says:

    They should renovate the Fourth Ave- 9th Street station with elevators. Also 42nd St- Bryant Park and Forest Hills- 71 Avenue.

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